Luxury Peru Archive

JW Marriott Cusco – Not Your Typical Chain Hotel

We skip a lot of international chain hotels on Luxury Latin America when deciding which ones are the “best of the best” in a given city. Too often the versions in Santiago or Mendoza look the same as the ones in Newark or Dallas, which is not the kind of place we want to highlight […]

Sumaq Luxury Hotel near Machu Picchu

While it’s true there is only one hotel right next to the ruins in Machu Picchu, you may decide that its small rooms and high prices are just too much to ask. Which leads you to the town of Aguas Calientes at the bottom of the mountain. We’ve long had our eye on adding a […]

A Luxurious Train Ride from Cusco to Puno in Peru

There are very few countries in Latin America where train travel is even possible, much less an interesting way to get from Point A to Point B. Peru has long been an exception, thanks to the joint efforts of Peru Rail and Orient-Express. Years ago we posted a feature on the most famous luxury train […]

A New Luxury Hotel Option in Lima: B Arts Boutique Hotel

Up to now if you wanted to go out for some nightlife in Lima, you headed to Barranco. If you wanted to spend the night in a really nice room, you went to Miraflores or San Isidro. Now you can hit the galleries, hit the chic clubs, and sleep in Barranco too, thanks to the […]

The New Orient Express Hotel in Peru: Palacio Nazarenas

The Orient-Express company has a major presence in Peru and they’ve added another jewel this year with Palacio Nazarenas, a former convent turned hotel next to their famous Hotel Monasterio. Yes, there’s a male/female thing going here: a former convent and a former monastery. But now the sexes can mingle freely and use the facilities […]

Sol y Luna Lodge in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Long before all the flashy new hotels opened up in the Sacred Valley of Peru, Sol y  Luna (Sun and Moon) had staked out a spot in Urubamba. Over the years the orginal small lodge mirrored Peru’s tourism industry, expanding and going more upscale as the number of visitors increased. Now Sol y Luna has […]